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A collection of thoughts and questions turned into blog posts

Planon regularly publishes blog posts on topics ranging from workplace management and compliance to the Internet of Things and Building Information Modelling. These quick reads are often educational, occasionally humorous, and always worth your time.

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Blogs | 10/17/2019
The least popular meeting room is used the most!

Data is meaningless if you don’t know the context. Planon’s IWMS provides a lot of context, but it’s the facility manager who is familiar with the data who can interpret it and draw the right conclusions. 

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Blogs | 10/10/2019
To measure is to know … nothing!

In this blog I am going to talk about the renowned proverb ‘to measure is to know’. Within Facility and Real Estate Management, we seem to consider this of high importance. Read this blog to know why! 

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Blogs | 10/03/2019
Using Analytics to take your CRE & FM strategy to the next level

This blog explains the importance of using Big Data & Analytics when supporting CRE and FM strategies today and highlights common challenges when looking to leverage these aspects within your organization. 

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Blogs | 12/20/2018
ERP software vs. IWMS: Do you know the differences?

Both ERP and IWMS solutions strive to reduce costs, integrate business processes, and increase the efficiency of these processes. 

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Blogs | 12/13/2018
ERP software vs. IWMS: best friends or worst enemies?

Integration between ERP and IWMS systems has become the new norm, both supplementing each other with valuable data exchange and cross-functional reporting. 

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Blogs | 11/29/2018
Point Solution or Integrated Solution | Four different perspectives

Different challenges need different software solutions. Which perspective fits you best and suits your long term goals? 

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Blogs | 11/15/2018
Managing the Experience of Place Today

The concept of “place” matters, and the war for talent is making space management an important topic for all types of organizations to revisit and address. 

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Blogs | 11/08/2018
Managing expectations when implementing space management software

How to ensure a smooth-running project and a swift implementation of the space management software? In this blog post you find some key questions to ask beforehand. 

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Blogs | 11/01/2018
Get more out of your space management with CAD and BIM software

With CAD and BIM software you get better insights about space occupancy. Read in this blog how you can even use these insights for a more effective toilet visit. 

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Blogs | 10/25/2018
Enabling End-User Success

IFM providers will have to identify and support their clients’ organizations in new ways to organize and collaborate with both internal and external stakeholders. Read this blog post from Jeffrey Saunders, Director of the Copenhagen Institute for Futures Studies. 

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Blogs | 10/18/2018
How to discover the maturity level of your space management

To assess the way your space management is organized and understand how to improve, there are six organizational elements you need to consider. Read more about them in this blog. 

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Blogs | 10/11/2018
CAFM vs ERP: What’s the difference for facility management service providers?

Although many service providers use separate systems for their business processes, they should have an 'enterprise operations platform'. 

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